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March 1 down the years

365 not out

Garry Sobers goes big with his maiden Test century

March 2 down the years

Ireland's finest hour

When Kevin O'Brien rattled England in Bangalore

March 3 down the years

Cricket's darkest day

Sri Lanka's cricketers are shot at by terrorists in Lahore

March 4 down the years

Wonderbat or Warne's bunny?

A world-class batsman with an Achilles heel

March 5 down the years

An Australian menace

Rodney Hogg is born

March 6 down the years

Shane's shame

Warne loses the plot and his head

March 7 down the years

The swaggering king

Birth of the most fearsome hitter ever

March 8 down the years

Quite a character

The left-armer with the textbook action

March 9 down the years

Sachin 1 Shane 0

A Tendulkar masterclass in Chennai

March 10 down the years

Out on a high

An era ends with a bang

March 11 down the years

A late starter

Birth of an Indian colossus

March 12 down the years

The most exhilarating ODI of them all

Australia build a mountain; South Africa climb it

March 13 down the years

The good, the bad and the downright ugly

An eventful World Cup semi-final

March 14 down the years

The start of the greatest comeback

India claw back from the brink against Australia in Kolkata

March 15 down the years

Test cricket's first day

History is made in Melbourne

March 16 down the years

Herschelle the bully

Herschelle Gibbs hits six sixes in a World Cup over

March 17 down the years

Underdogs have their day

Sri Lanka's crowning glory

March 18 down the years

World Cup tragedy

The death of Bob Woolmer

March 19 down the years

Sobers declares

West Indies declare twice against England, and lose

March 20 down the years

When Franklyn rose to the challenge

West Indies' bowlers get them out of jail in Port-of-Spain

March 21 down the years

Inzy's first hurrah

Pakistan knock out the co-hosts in a World Cup semi

March 22 down the years

The silly semi-final

The first great rain-rule farce

March 23 down the years

England's immoveable object

Birth of a future England captain

March 24 down the years

The enigmatic Mr Jones

The man with an eye for the superfluous run

March 25 down the years

Imran on top of the world

Pakistan's cornered tigers maul England

March 26 down the years

The ultimate homework assignment

Mushtaq bowls to Sobers... on debut

March 27 down the years

Burn the umpire

A dangling effigy is born

March 28 down the years

26 all out

The lowest score in Test history

March 29 down the years

Fee, fi, fo, fum

The definitive Curtly Ambrose demolition job

March 30 down the years

Lara's one-man show

The Prince of Trinidad reaches his zenith

March 31 down the years

Pigeon comes of age

A sizzling start to cricket's premier 1990s match-up

'Pietersen uses his hands beautifully to get in front'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Kevin Pietersen's un-English technique

    Cricket cannot bend rules to accommodate chuckers

Martin Crowe: Bowlers with dodgy actions must not be given leeway to maintain a balance between bat and ball

    'You'll only improve as a commentator if you are a good listener'

Couch Talk: Jim Maxwell talks about his early days, and why commentators need to stay in touch with cricketers

    'Haven't seen anyone play as straight as Sachin'

My XI: Martin Crowe on Tendulkar's finely calibrated footwork

It's home advantage, not doctored pitches

Michael Jeh: Why do columnists look for conspiracy theories every time a visiting team collapses abjectly?

News | Features Last 7 days

How bad must a defeat be to be unacceptable?

A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement

Role model Moeen setting high standard

His rapid improvement with the ball has been integral to England coming from behind to lead the series - but that is just one area where Moeen Ali continues to impress

Time to liberate MS Dhoni

After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways

Dhoni's control test

For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset

Should Dhoni focus on one-day cricket?

His decisions in the England series have seemed to confirm that he does not care too much for the Test game. Maybe he should be concentrating on the World Cup

News | Features Last 7 days

    How bad must a defeat be to be unacceptable? (137)

    A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement

    Time to liberate MS Dhoni (115)

    After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways

    Should Dhoni focus on one-day cricket? (78)

    His decisions in the England series have seemed to confirm that he does not care too much for the Test game. Maybe he should be concentrating on the World Cup

    Dhoni's control test (75)

    For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset

    The two faces of James Anderson (57)

    Why does the man who is possibly England's greatest fast bowler occasionally turn into Mr Hyde on the field?